The IRS develops this yearly special tax time guide designed to help people understand how tax changes affect them yearly and how to file an accurate tax return. For updates throughout the filing season, check back to this page. Tax Time Guide: Guard personal, financial and tax information year-round IR-2020-56, March 13, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to remain vigilant with their personal information by securing computers and mobile phones. Tax Time Guide: Tax Withholding Estimator helps retirees, workers and self-employed calculate taxes, fill out new Form W-4 IR-2020-53, March 10, 2020 — The IRS is encouraging taxpayers to take control of the size of their refund using the Tax Withholding Estimator on IRS.gov. Tax Time Guide: Payment options available for those who owe IR-2020-48, March 5, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that if they need to make a tax payment or owe and can’t pay, the IRS offers several options. Tax Time Guide: Check out these free tax return preparation options IR-2020-47, March 3, 2020 — The IRS reminds taxpayers that free tax help is available in-person at nearly 11,000 volunteer sites nationwide and online through IRS Free File. Tax Time Guide: IRS.gov’s "Where’s My Refund?" tool is fastest, easiest way to check on tax refunds IR-2020-45, February 28, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers today that the best way to check on their tax refund is by using the “Where’s My Refund?” tool at IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go Mobile App. Tax Time Guide: Millions make IRS.gov their first stop for tax help IR-2020-42, February 25, 2020 — Whether on home computers or mobile devices, the number of taxpayer visits to IRS.gov continues to grow year after year. Millions of taxpayers take advantage of the easy-to-use tools available 24 hours a day on the official website − IRS.gov. Tax Time Guide 2019 Guide to tax filing season for individual taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2018 Guide to the 2018 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2017 Guide to the 2017 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2016 Guide to the 2016 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2015 Guide to the 2015 filing season for taxpayers.